Robert Creeley lecture on eco-poetics, part 1, June, 1997.
First half of a Robert Creeley lecture on eco-poetics. Creeley discusses Edwin Arlington Robinson, Marsden Hartley, Creeley's time in the American Field Service, existentialism, Jack Kerouac and the dignity of being a writer, Hart Crane, Robert Frost and Louis Zukofsky. Creeley recounts stories from his own life and talks about the ways in which Robinson influenced him. During the course of the lecture Creeley reads his own tribute to Robinson, "Old poems," as well as part of Robinson's "The man against the sky." He also reads and discusses the work of Hart Crane and other writers. (Continues on 97P005)
Run time 1:34:00Label / Recorded by Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics